Member Since March 2022
I actively manage AK Multinational. We are a wholesaler of IT products. We are direct partners with HP, Dell and Lenovo. We have our own brand, Cursor, where we manufacture high quality UPS that are supplied to various countries in Africa as well as the Middle East. Cursor has also expanded its reach to cables and USB C accessories as well. We are equally diversified into the Real Estate Industry. I actively manage 3 franchised hotels in the North East Market, House Flipping business and Car Wholesale Business.
Whether your business is still just an idea or you're in the research phase, it's never too early to think about determining market need. It's essential to figure out what consumers need from your product and pinpoint a target audience. However, there are many ways to effectively determine market need for your particular product or service. To help you do this, eight members of Young Entrepreneur Council explain some specific strategies for uncovering the need for your idea. Follow their recommended tips to complete this essential part of your business research.
With quotas to reach and profits to gain, it can be easy for a sales team to zero in on a "transaction now" mentality regarding consumer relationships. While this mentality makes for quick sales and easy wins, it can leave customers with a bad taste in their mouths. Building strong consumer relationships promotes customer loyalty and allows them to share their satisfaction with other potential consumers. So, to help transition your sales staff away from a transactional mentality to one centered around building consumer relationships, eight members of Young Entrepreneur Council share their best tips below.
Business plans are often considered an essential tool to help set a new entrepreneur up for success. This document typically encompasses the vision for your company, including your mission statement, while also pinpointing your target audience, sales projections and growth goals. If you're a new entrepreneur, developing a business plan can be intimidating and you might not know where to start. You may also be prone to making some common errors that business owners tend to make on their first plan. To that end, nine members of Young Entrepreneur Council each share one mistake new entrepreneurs often make in their business plans and what they should be doing instead.
Even the most confident professionals have days where they might be feeling a little low or down on their game. Whether you wake up feeling on top of the world or a little less than confident, it's helpful to have a daily affirmation to remind yourself how special and important you really are. Affirmations can be incredibly useful for building confidence and self-esteem. Below, 12 members of Young Entrepreneur Council share their favorite daily affirmations and discuss how they might help other professionals' attitudes or mindsets at work.
As employees climb the corporate ladder, some may feel their natural next step is a managerial position. However, managerial roles aren't suited for everyone. If an employee asks you if you think they’d do well as a manager, it's important to be transparent and honest with the employee about whether their skills are up to par. If you find yourself in this situation, here are 10 essential things you should tell an aspiring manager they’ll need to succeed. Below, the members of Young Entrepreneur Council explain why these qualities and skills are so integral to a leader's job.
AK Multinational LLC
AK Multinational is an IT wholesale company. We are direct partners with HP, Dell, Lenovo among others. We have our own brand, "Cursor," that manufactures high quality Uninterrupted Power Supply (UPS) and distributes in many countries in Africa.